Meeting Scarlet Rayne

Meeting Scarlet Rayne

Written by Demi Duncan Before I fell pregnant, I never really gave much thought as to how I was g...

Visiting a Newborn? Here's What You Need to Know

There is nothing that hits you harder in the ovaries than meeting a super cute newborn bub. If yo...
Celebrities Expecting in 2019

Celebrities Expecting in 2019

Are you expecting in 2019? Here is a list of celebrities who will be joining you in welcoming bub...
Illegal Baby Names in Australia

Illegal Baby Names in Australia

When you're a new parent, deciding the name of your little one is definitely one of the perks ...

Gender Reveal Fails

There's nothing more exciting or nerve-wrecking than finding out the gender of your baby. Gender ...
Travelling With Children

Travelling With Children

Feeling like it’s time for a getaway? Holidays can be blissful escapes that do all sorts of g...
A Paediatric Nurse's Birth Experience

A Paediatric Nurse's Birth Experience

“Are you going to have a birth plan?”   When I was asked this question I knew deep down, sett...
Pre-eclampsia: What You Need To Know

Pre-eclampsia: What You Need To Know

Did you know that pre-eclampsia affects 8% of pregnancies in Australia and is one of the mor...
Life After Kids

Life After Kids

As I sit here at my computer, my little babe is asleep (with what I may feel be a maximum tim...
Thunderstorm Asthma

Thunderstorm Asthma

Asthma is a common lung condition that affects 1 in 9 Australians. Essentially, people who su...
The Low-Down on Colic Babies

The Low-Down on Colic Babies

Ever experienced lengthy periods where your little one just cries and cries? You’re not alone...
The Birth of Nahla Fox

The Birth of Nahla Fox

I walked in the door after a long day in the office and was met by my husband asking “Nik, when a...
The Ultimate Baby-Proofing Guide

The Ultimate Baby-Proofing Guide

There’s nothing more exciting than seeing our bubs start to crawl, walk, stand or even run. A...
Partner's Guide to Pregnancy

Partner's Guide to Pregnancy

Just found out you're expecting? Congratulations!   While you're both about to experience a ...
The Baby Sleep Bible

The Baby Sleep Bible

So you’ve made a little human - congratulations! You’re a rockstar.   If you’re anything like ...
How to Stay Safe this Christmas

How to Stay Safe this Christmas

How many times have you said, “this will only end in tears?”   With the Christmas season in fu...
How Safe are your Christmas Presents?

How Safe are your Christmas Presents?

  As parents, we all know that buying presents for our kiddos can be difficult. While we try ...
The Dirty Details: Your Baby and their Poo

The Dirty Details: Your Baby and their Poo

Warning: you’re about to read a whole lot of dirty talk. And by dirty, we mean it - because we’re...
Top 5 Must-Haves in your First Aid Kit

Top 5 Must-Haves in your First Aid Kit

While as parents we wish we could prevent illness and injury in our little ones, the truth of the...
Being a First Time Mum: The Fear of Birth

Being a First Time Mum: The Fear of Birth

Leading up to my due date my nerves kicked in. The idea of giving birth to a small human is absol...
Croup: How to Manage It at Home and When to Act Fast

Croup: How to Manage It at Home and When to Act Fast

  It’s 11 pm on a Thursday night, and I’ve been dispatched to a code 1 (bells and whistles) t...
An Open Letter to all Expecting Parents

An Open Letter to all Expecting Parents

Dear expectant parent, I am writing to you as a mum, midwife, first aid trainer, wife, daughter a...
Temperatures and Dressing your Baby

Temperatures and Dressing your Baby

My little one was born on the 3rd January 2015. Not only was it one of the most magical days of o...
Ready, Set, Go - Introducing Solid Foods

Ready, Set, Go - Introducing Solid Foods

For many years, the recommendation for introducing solids, was one food at a time for 3 days or s...
Calling Triple Zero

Calling Triple Zero

I want to talk to you about a moment I never hope you encounter. Something has happened to your p...
Fever, Febrile Convulsions and Freaking Out

Fever, Febrile Convulsions and Freaking Out

Most days of motherhood are rewarding, fun and full of craziness that I wouldn’t trade for anythi...
The Life of a Paediatric Nurse

The Life of a Paediatric Nurse

I am often asked, “why paediatric nursing?” How can you bear it? Isn’t it sad working with sick ...
Jazmyn's Meningococcal Journey

Jazmyn's Meningococcal Journey

On the the 25th of August Jazymn was her normal, bright, bubbly and carefree self. At 10pm that e...
Respiratory Distress in Children

Respiratory Distress in Children

As an educator, paediatric emergency nurse, and a mother to a child that has had bronchiolitis, c...
Pulled Elbows: What it is, and why you should know about them

Pulled Elbows: What it is, and why you should know about them

A pulled what!? You may ask. It is quite simply where a bone in the elbow has slipped out of plac...
Proactive Parent saves her precious son's life

Proactive Parent saves her precious son's life

My husband Mike and I have been married for almost 4 years and have a beautiful 8 month old son...
Meeting Jimmy

Meeting Jimmy

The 19th of February: A date that will forever be our favourite day for not one but two reasons. ...
Meeting Olivia + Thomas

Meeting Olivia + Thomas

Part 1: Losing our son.   I am not usually this open about my feelings or my personal life. But ...
Meeting Savannah

Meeting Savannah

At 41+4, we grabbed our bags and set off to hospital to meet our baby girl - it was eviction day...
Meeting Marley

Meeting Marley

Apart from some pretty bad morning sickness in the first trimester, my pregnancy started off pret...
Meeting Elsie

Meeting Elsie

On 10/11/2019, at around midnight, my first stages of labour started. I had been having Braxton h...